If you want to make a lot of gold fast in GW2, Lunar New Year is the time to do it. In fact, this is arguably the most lucrative Guild Wars 2 festival, particularly considering how easy it is.
Buy Divine Lucky Envelopes
Buy Divine Lucky Envelopes from the vendors. You can buy up to a maximum of 19 per day:
- 8 per day from Phaedra in Divinity’s Reach for 1 gold each
- 8 per day from Phaedra for one Token of the Celestial Champion + 90 silver each
- 3 per day from Sigurlina Jonsdottir in the Guild Hall for 1 Guild Commendation each.
Earn Token of the Celestial Champion from achievements, by completing Lunar New Year dailies, and by playing Celestial Challenge.
Sell the Divine Lucky Envelopes on the Trading Post
As of this writing, Divine Lucky Envelopes could be sold instantly for 1 gold 51 silver. After the cost of the transaction, this nets almost 50 silver per envelope.
Prices will fluctuate slightly throughout the event. Be sure to check the sale price before selling your Divine Lucky Envelopes.
Sell or Keep Divine Lucky Envelopes?
The research is clear: if you want to earn the most gold, sell your Divine Lucky Envelopes.
If there’s a specific item you’re hoping to get from Divine Lucky Envelopes, the best strategy is to sell your Envelopes and use the gold to buy that item on the Trading Post.
If you do decide to open your Divine Lucky Envelopes, be sure to max out your Magic Find first.